Mutt, NFS and errno = 31
linux4michelle at tamay-dogan.net
Fri Mar 30 12:58:48 UTC 2018
Am 2018-03-30 hackte JoÃ£o Oliveira in die Tasten:
> -- Minutes later I tried to save a message in this NFS-mounted Mail
> folder and bad things happened:
> After several seconds trying to save it mutt gave "too many
> links, errno = 31" and I was surprised to see that the folder
> where I tried to save the message was FILLED with copies of the
> message to be saved, hundreds of them. I tried several times,
> same result. Operation fails, folder is awash with copies.
> -- I moved back Mail from NFS to local. Everything is fine.
> -- I moved Mail from local to NFS. Too many links again.
> -- I blamed the MH folders for it and changed everything to Maildir.
> Same problem again: a filled folder with 1000+ copies and errno 31.
> -- I blamed the mutt version for it (1.5.x) and compiled 1.9.y. Same
> problem again.
mutt works perfectly with NFS, but hiw did you mount it?
I use since more then 10 years following line in my /etc/fstab:
192.168.0.201:/home /home nfs
bg,intr,hard,tcp,vers=4,rsize=8192,wsize=8192,rw 0 0
> thanks for any help and hints,
> joao batista
Thanks in advance
Michelle Konzack Miila ITSystems @ TDnet
GNU/Linux Developer 00372-54541400
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